Signature and Emerging Areas

Science on tap: Darling worms: a rich legacy of polychaete research

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) is host of the Science on Tap Seminar series at the Newcastle Publick House from 6–7 p.m. Wednesdays. On July 29, the series wraps up with a seminar by Pete Jumars, “Darling worms: A rich legacy of polychaete research.” Marine worms are critical food web components. They […]

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Upward Bound Math Science students to present projects

Participants of the Upward Bound Math Science program at the University of Maine will present videos and posters on a variety of research projects conducted throughout the summer. The students will host a Group Design Project Video Show from 1–2:30 p.m. Friday, July 24 at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. The videos document the […]

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New director named for the Darling Marine Center

A leading conservation scientist has been hired to lead the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. Heather Leslie begins her tenure as director of UMaine’s coastal marine laboratory in Walpole on Aug. 1. Leslie comes to the center from Brown University, where she was the Peggy and Henry D. […]

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DMC Science on Tap Seminar to focus on shellfish aquaculture

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) is host of the free Science on Tap Seminar series at the Newcastle Publick House from 6–7 p.m. Wednesdays. On July 22, the seminar, “Shellfish aquaculture: Job creation, tasty bivalves and some cool science too,” will be presented by Carter Newell. A resident of Damariscotta, Newell will […]

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Science on tap: Darling worms: a rich legacy of polychaete research

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) is host of the Science on Tap Seminar series at the Newcastle Publick House from 6–7 p.m. Wednesdays. On July 29, the series wraps up with a seminar by Pete Jumars titled, “Darling worms: A rich legacy of polychaete research.” Marine worms are critical food web components. […]

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Camp merges environmental science, traditional native culture

Weaving baskets while learning about brown ash identification and habitat is one of the hands-on projects at the Wabanaki Youth Science Program (WaYS) wskitkamikww, or Earth, summer camp June 22-26, at Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott. At the third annual WaYS summer camp, Native American youth in grades 9-12 also will use compasses and […]

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Mayewski quoted in WABI-TV5 report on Arctic, climate change

Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, was included in WABI-TV5 coverage of the Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association’s presentations on the Arctic and climate change in Castine (http://wabi.tv/2015/07/10/arctic-climate-change-impacting-maine/). “We are already experiencing great change and that great change affects our health and our wealth,” said Mayewski. His  talk was […]

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World News announces DMC findings, news

World News carried University of Maine media releases about UMaine Darling Marine Center scientists discovering ocean chloride buried in sediment (http://article.wn.com/view/2015/07/10/DMC_Scientists_Discover_Ocean_Chloride_Buried_in_Sediment_Un/) and the DMC Science on Tap seminar on Spying on Oceans with Satellites (http://article.wn.com/view/2015/07/10/Spying_on_Oceans_with_Satellites_Robots_Focus_of_DMC_Science/).

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Spying on oceans with satellites, robots focus of DMC science on tap seminar

The Science on Tap Seminar series, sponsored by the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC), continues at the Newcastle Publick House, 6–7 p.m. on Wednesdays in July. July 15, the free public seminar, “Spying on our oceans with satellites and robots,” will be presented by Mary Jane Perry. The productivity of the oceans depends […]

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